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dc.contributor.advisorRobins, Jennifer D.
dc.contributor.advisorAntrim, Patricia A.
dc.contributor.authorGarro, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-22T21:15:59Z
dc.date.available2014-07-22T21:15:59Z
dc.date.issued2014-07-22
dc.date.submitted2014-Spring
dc.identifier.urihttp://centralspace.ucmo.edu/handle/123456789/322
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (pages 27-30)en_US
dc.description.abstractPeople are reading a lot less fiction than in the past. Many states have adopted new standards that require teachers to increase nonfiction reading to at least 50% in all subject areas. This indicates reading fiction has diminished in importance when trying to raise student achievement in reading. This literature review explains the benefits of having students continue to read fiction. This paper presents how reading fiction helps with student achievement, what obstacles people meet that cause them to not read fiction, and solutions that might help encourage the practice of reading fiction.en_US
dc.format.extent1 PDF (viii, 30 pages)en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectResearch paper -- Fiction -- Study and teaching.en_US
dc.subject.lcshFiction -- Study and teaching.en_US
dc.subject.lcshBooks and reading.en_US
dc.titleThe Importance of Reading Fictionen_US
dc.typeResearch paperen_US
dc.degree.disciplineLibrary Science and Information Servicesen_US
dc.degree.grantorUniversity of Central Missourien_US
dc.degree.nameM.S.en_US
dc.degree.levelMastersen_US


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